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Hair & Fur Crashing
show user profile  vurtitude
Hey Guys, for some reason Max crashes every time I do a hair and fur render. I set the hair count down pretty low (about 15,000) and it still does it. I even deleted everything in my scene so I'm left with just my character (a squirrel), and it still is crashing. Anyone know why this is? I'm running max 2010 on windows vista with 4 gb of ram and rendering with the default scanline renderer.

Also, does anyone know of a substitute I could use if I cannot get this working properly. I tried Peter Watje's Hair plugin but that didn't work to my satisfaction. I just need to get some fur on this squirrel I created and regular textures look horrid.
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3/29/2010 5:59:16 PM (last edit: 3/29/2010 5:59:16 PM)
show user profile  jareu
try going to your effects settings, selecting Hair and Fur and then changing from buffer to Geometry. It will slow your render down a bit but may work

He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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3/29/2010 6:03:59 PM (last edit: 3/29/2010 6:03:59 PM)
show user profile  del3d
crashes the moment you render, or right after you apply the modifier?
Only recently have I resolved an issue with windows 7 preventing from writing into the program files folder due to its security settings (which are mostly a pain in the ass). I couldn't save my UI settings, or use fur and hair plugin...
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3/29/2010 6:04:51 PM (last edit: 3/29/2010 6:04:51 PM)
show user profile  vurtitude
Hmm, well the geometry setting didn't work, I was hoping it would, but ah well. It's crashing at the render time. This is quite a pain.
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3/29/2010 8:59:04 PM (last edit: 3/29/2010 8:59:04 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
uhm are you logged in as the computer's administrator ?

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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3/29/2010 9:07:16 PM (last edit: 3/29/2010 9:07:16 PM)
show user profile  vurtitude
Yeah, computer admin. I only have one account on my computer. I'm a little confused, this could be an issue?
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3/30/2010 2:51:48 AM (last edit: 3/30/2010 2:51:48 AM)
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